Born in Havana, Cuba, Raciel Badell, moved to the United States at the age of five. At just 14-years-old, he begun working in the jewelry industry and helping with custom jewelry and watch pieces. His later experiences within the jewelry manufacturing and purchasing business further instilled his passion for the industry. As a graduate of Florida International University with a Bachelor’s in Accounting, he opened his own jewelry store in 2001. Over the years, Raciel has developed great relationships that led him to Weston Jewelers, where he has had the pleasure of cultivating relationships with luxury brands for nine years. Raciel is currently the Cartier Ambassador at Weston Jewelers. In his free time, Raciel Badell enjoys travelling, learning about new places, and spending quality time with his two children, who are 14 and 15-years-old.